Praeger Family History

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Praeger Name Meaning

German (also Präger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a minter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German præch(en), bræchen, German prägen ‘to coin or mint’. Jewish: variant of Prager 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Praeger Family Origin

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Praeger Family Occupations

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  • Clothier

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    6%

In 1880, Clothier, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Praeger. The most common Praeger occupation in the USA was Clothier. 11% of Praeger's were Clothiers. A less common occupation for the Praeger family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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Praeger Historical Records

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Praeger Life Expectancy

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